Ei-iE

Quality educators

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 March 2020

    OECD: teacher well-being is key for teaching and learning

    The most recent edition of Teaching in Focus of the OECD targets stress and burnout among teachers; factors that endanger the health of practitioners and damage the quality of education. In addition, these are important reasons that the recruitment and retention of teachers has become so difficult.

    OECD: teacher well-being is key for teaching and learning
  2. Standards and working conditions 20 January 2020

    UK: Unions highlight shortcomings of Ofsted report on ‘stuck’ schools’

    Education unions in the UK have said that a report detailing how some schools have improved and others have not does not paint the full picture, and school inspection must be reviewed.

    UK: Unions highlight shortcomings of Ofsted report on ‘stuck’ schools’
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 30 August 2019

    Iraq: education union reaffirms commitment to quality public education for all in Kurdistan

    At its 30th Executive Council meeting, the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union emphasised the need for the Iraqi region’s public authorities to ensure quality teacher training, a quality education environment and counter the rampant privatisation in the sector.

    Iraq: education union reaffirms commitment to quality public education for all in Kurdistan
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 August 2019

    Iraq: trade union leaders bring educators' views to the Kurdistan Parliament

    Meeting with the Kurdistan Parliament’s President, Deputy President and Secretary, leaders of the Kurdistan Teachers Union urged Parliament to work towards free quality education for all.

    Iraq: trade union leaders bring educators' views to the Kurdistan Parliament
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 July 2019

    “Productive capabilities develop TVET’s contribution to social justice”, by Gavin Moodie.

    Gavin Moodie

    Education International’s new report on "Technical and Vocational Education and Training as a Framework for Social Justice" charts a new way for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to advance social justice.

    “Productive capabilities develop TVET’s contribution to social justice”, by Gavin Moodie.
  6. Union growth 20 June 2019

    France: private education unions mobilise for better working conditions for all

    Education trade unions representing state-subsidised private education in France have made history by uniting to put forward their demands and call for “decent and peaceful working conditions for all employees”, as “a matter of survival and dignity”.

    France: private education unions mobilise for better working conditions for all
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 6 May 2019

    The VIIth Mongolian Teachers’ Congress reaffirms the importance to promote and invest in quality public education

    Nearly 800 delegates from every corner of Mongolia participated in the VIIth Mongolian Teachers’ Congress, where the Prime Minister informed participants of the increase of the national budget allocated to the public education sector and teachers’ continuous professional development.

    The VIIth Mongolian Teachers’ Congress reaffirms the importance to promote and invest in quality public education
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 April 2019

    EU Copyright Directive: mixed outcomes for educators

    On March 28, the European Parliament adopted the much discussed EU copyright directive, which will have an impact on teaching and learning.

    EU Copyright Directive: mixed outcomes for educators
  9. Standards and working conditions 15 March 2019

    European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues

    The Committee of the Education International’s European region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education, has called on the public authorities of Netherlands to ensure decent working conditions and salaries for Dutch educators.

    European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 February 2019

    USA: Denver teachers fight against austerity

    For the first time in 25 years teachers are walking off the job in Denver, Colorado, demanding better working conditions and a fair compensation system.

    USA: Denver teachers fight against austerity
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 January 2019

    USA: #RedForEd Day of Action demonstrates unwavering support for public schools

    Teachers and educators in the state of California have joined the wave of strikes under the slogan RedForEd demanding a better support for public schools, colleagues and students.

    USA: #RedForEd Day of Action demonstrates unwavering support for public schools
  12. Union growth 16 December 2018

    #UDHR70 - "Education in a country in conflict", by Etienne-Paulin Songoli

    Etienne-Paulin Songoli

    Human rights are an on-going issue for the education sector in the Central African Republic. These issues concern both the status of the teaching staff and the quality of the infrastructure and teaching methods.

    #UDHR70 - "Education in a country in conflict", by Etienne-Paulin Songoli
  13. Union renewal and development 19 October 2018

    EI announces winner of education prize

    The Education International Executive Board, meeting in Brussels, announced that Curtis Riep is the winner of the Albert Shanker Education Award.

    EI announces winner of education prize